Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first person to reach 200 million followers on Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first person to reach 200 million followers on Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo who currently plays for Italian giants Juventus and Portuguese national senior team has become the first person on earth to reach 200 million followers on Instagram.

This shows how the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star is being loved by people in many countries of the world.

Gone are the days when Cristiano Ronaldo used to play football on the streets in Portugal, but today, history will bare witness that the father of four children has won five Ballon d'Or.

He started his football journey at Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon, but it was actually at Premier League side Manchester United that his career began to flourish.

Ronaldo joined Manchester United in 2003 under former coach Sir Alex Ferguson where he won three Premier League titles, one FA Cup, two League Cups, one community shield, one Champions League and one FIFA Club World Cup before joining Real Madrid in 2009.

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At the Santiago Bernabeu, Cristiano Ronaldo won four Champions League titles, three FIFA Club World Cup, two UEFA Super Cup, two Copa del Rey and two La Liga titles with Real Madrid.

The 34-year-old joined Juventus before the start of last two season and he made sure he won the the Italian Serie A title in his first term with the Old Lady.

Meanwhile, the only account that has more followers than Cristiano Ronaldo is Instagram itself which has 330.5 million so far.

Singer Ariana Grande is third per Brand Watch and she still has some ground to cover to reach Ronaldo as she has 173.1 million.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi who is Ronaldo's greatest rival is occupying eighth position with 141.8 million, whileParis Saint-Germain forward Neymar is 10th with 132.6 million followers on Instagram.

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Lionel Messi recently beat Cristiano Ronaldo to win his sixth Ballon D'or award.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be taking his training to a more exciting level after he was spotted with Nigerian-born Portuguese sprinter Francis Obikwelu in his Lisbon gym in Portugal.

The Portuguese superstar footie is often adjudged one of the most complete stars in sports, with his match-winning brilliant 8ft-sin header against Sampdoria clearly making him out as a special breed.

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